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Life of Christ, manuscript in seven-lined stanzas written 1548-1554 by Robert Parkyn, curate of Adwick-le-Street, Yorks.

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 59

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Life of Christ, manuscript in seven-lined stanzas written 1548-54 by Robert Parkyn, curate of Adwick-le-Street, Yorks. See BLR, 3 (1950-1951), 34-40, and 4 (1952-1953), 67-76. Verse in Crum.

Dates

  • 1548-1554

Extent

193 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 59, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. e. 59

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7503

Overview

Life of Christ, manuscript in seven-lined stanzas written 1548-54 by Robert Parkyn, curate of Adwick-le-Street, Yorks.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Parkyn (d. 1569) was a Church of England clergyman and writer.

Custodial History

Inscribed with several signatures: 'Edmond Howson's booke'; Edward Cooke, 1633; John Rhodes; John Hall, 1695; given by Hall to Ralph Thoresby (fol. 1); see R. Thoresby, Ducatus Leodiensis (London, 1715), p. 531, no. 114; owned by Richard Heber; R. H. Evans, 10 Feb. 1836 (Bibliotheca Heberiana), lot 936; Thomas Thorpe, 1836 catalogue, item 1353; Phillipps MS. 9317; Sotheby's, 21 March 1895, lot 756; owned by Sir Leicester Harmsworth.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 19 Dec. 1949, lot 212.

Physical Facet

19th-cent. calf
Title
Life of Christ, manuscript in seven-lined stanzas written 1548-54 by Robert Parkyn, curate of Adwick-le-Street, Yorks.
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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